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Westland N.1B / N.16, N.17 Westland N.1B / N.16, N.17

1917

Westland Aircraft began design of its first aircraft in 1917, in response to an Admiralty ...

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A contemporary of the Sopwith Snail and the BAT Bantam, the Wagtail was similarly designed ...

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Westland Wagtail

1918

Westland Wagtail

Westland Weasel Westland Weasel

1918

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Immediately after the signing of the Armistice, in November 1918, Mr. Bruce and Mr. Davenport ...

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Westland Limousine 4 Seat

1919

Westland Limousine 4 Seat

Westland Limousine 6 Seat Westland Limousine 6 Seat

1920

The second Westland venture in civil aircraft was the Six-seat Limousine, a development of the ...

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The years following the conclusion of the First World War were notable for an official ...

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Westland Walrus

1921

Westland Walrus

Westland Dreadnought Westland Dreadnought

1923

One result of the First World War was to speed up the development of aeroplanes, ...

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The diminutive Woodpigeon biplane was first conceived as the Westland entry in the Air Ministry's ...

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Westland Woodpigeon

1924

Westland Woodpigeon

Westland Widgeon Westland Widgeon

1924

The Widgeon was the first high-wing monoplane to be built by Westland, and was the ...

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In the early 1920's Captain (now Professor) G. T. R. Hill began a study of ...

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Westland Pterodactyl Mk IA, IB

1925

Westland Pterodactyl Mk IA, IB

Westland Yeovil Westland Yeovil

1925

The astounding progress of aeronautical research and design is aptly illustrated by the fact that ...

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The first attempt by Westland to develop a monoplane fighter evolved from a private venture ...

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Westland Wizard

1926

Westland Wizard

Westland Westbury Westland Westbury

1926

Specification 4/24 issued by the Air Ministry during 1924 called for the design of a ...

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The Wapiti was a two-seat general-purpose biplane incorporating in its design several de Havilland D.H.9A ...

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Westland Wapiti

1927

Westland Wapiti

Westland Witch Westland Witch

1928

In the middle 1920's, the Air Ministry issued a Specification for a single-engined high-altitude day-bomber ...

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Despite the known antipathy of the Air Ministry towards the monoplane as a fighter configuration, ...

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Westland F.20/27 Interceptor

1928

Westland F.20/27 Interceptor

Westland Wessex Westland Wessex

1929

The first Westland commercial aeroplane, the 1919 Limousine four-seat cabin biplane, was an early ...

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Usually known as the COW-Gun Fighter, this prototype monoplane was one of two ordered by ...

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Westland F.29/27 C.O.W. Gun Fighter

1930

Westland F.29/27 C.O.W. Gun Fighter

Westland PV.3 Westland PV.3

1931

In the final phase of the biplane era, marked by the successful Wapiti and Wallace ...

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In the. year 1931 a British Empire Exhibition was held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at ...

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Westland Wallace

1931

Westland Wallace

Westland Pterodactyl IV Westland Pterodactyl IV

1931

Although the Pterodactyl produced in 1931 was given the designation of Mark IV it was ...

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TYPE.—Two-seat tailless fighter sesquiplane. The fourth Pterodactyl, and third and final Westland-Hill production, was the Pterodactyl ...

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Westland Pterodactyl V

1932

Westland Pterodactyl V

Westland PV.7 Westland PV.7

1933

While the Wapiti and Wallace biplanes were yet giving good service with the Royal Air ...

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To meet the requirements of Specification F.7/30 for a four-gun day and night fighter powered ...

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Westland F.7/30

1934

Westland F.7/30

Westland Lysander Westland Lysander

1936

With a name that is perhaps the best-known among Westland products, the Westland Lysander originated ...

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The only Westland fighter to achieve operational status with the RAF, the Whirlwind was designed ...

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Westland Whirlwind

1938

Westland Whirlwind

Westland Welkin Westland Welkin

1942

On 9 January 1941, Westland was authorised by the Ministry of Aircraft Production to proceed ...

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Under the project designation P.10, Westland began to study early in 1944 a long-range shipboard ...

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Westland Wyvern TF Mk 1

1946

Westland Wyvern TF Mk 1

Westland Wyvern TF Mk 2 / S Mk.4 Westland Wyvern TF Mk 2 / S Mk.4

1949

Almost a year before the first flight of the Wyvern TF Mk 1, the Naval ...

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